Wes Edens is a private equity investor, sports team owner and the Co-founder of both the Fortress Investment Group and the New Fortress Energy. He has served in the financial sector for over 20 years and attained financial success and freedom. At an early age, Edens engaged in skiing activities and other sports. In 2018, the business guru invested in Aston Villa, an English Championship Club. In 1994, he graduated from the Oregon University with a degree in Finance and Business Administration.
The financial and administrative skills have been instrumental in running the operations of Fortress Investment Group and other business ventures. In his capacity as the Chairman of the group, he has seen its expansion in different parts of the globe. Away from investment, Wes Edens is keen on transforming the society and contributes through the Edens Family Fund that promotes research on climate change. His interest includes mountain climbing and horse jumping.
Wes Edens Contribution to the Fortress Investment Group
Wes Edens acts as one of the Fortress Investment Group principals. Other partners include Pete Briger, Rob Kauffman and Randal Nardone. The group was founded in 1998 and has significantly grown over the years. In 2007, the Company was public traded in NYSE. After the Nomura Holdings acquired 15% of the Fortress Investment Group, Wesley and his partners became billionaires. By 2009, the group had managed to sell more than 8% of its shares valued at $ 600 million to the public. Consequently, it was named the Hedge Fund Manager of the Year in 2014.
Before the creation of the group, Wes Edens worked in different organizations such as the BlackRock Finance Management Inc and Lehman Brothers. His career in Lehmann Brothers commenced in 1987 and held the position of the director. He later headed the equity division of the BlackRock Financial Management Inc. He worked with Randal Nardone who was a partner in the organization. He oversaw the purchase of the Springleaf Financial Services thus making the group the majority shareholder in AIG’s American General Finance. Wesley also serves as the Chairman of the Nation star Mortgage. The company was previously known as the Centex Home Equity Company being acquired by Fortress in 2006.
Being able to be guaranteed your future financial stability is proportional to the amount of investment that you are in today. Investment does range from buying and the selling of shares across the major markets. The analysis of which stocks to be bought and sold is a decision one has to make by him/herself. To make such decisions is dependent on the amount of information one has to gather. Various sources can provide the information necessary to help you make such decisions. They include opinions of the trends in the market, information from Reuters and other sources.
Igor Cornelsen is an investor from Brazil. Born in fourth of October in 1947, in Curitiba, Brazil he then went on to join Federal University of Panama for engineering. The only institution then that was providing engineering courses in two states of Parana and Santa Catarina. Economics become a better deal for Igor who had to change from engineering to it two years late. Cornelsen did graduate in 1970.
Alter successively qualifying he joined Investment bank for his first job. Igor Cornelsen was considered for his position due to the unique ability to calculate compound interest when calculators were not common as well as computers by sliding rules. Igor left Investment bank for Multibanco, joining the board of directors and two years late became the chief executive officer in 1976. Inflation did explode that forced Igor to move to Libra bank public limited company affiliated with the London merchant bank.
Igor Cornelsen from his vast experiences as an investment banker helped him to manager fund at the stock.
When markets open up in Europe, Igor is up to analyses them to be able to have an idea of what is to be traded for profits he mainly does prefer information from Reuters which gives him non-biased information that is unlike other people’s opinions that are biased
Igor does prefer to analyse various market trends and that he can determine which shares are going down and rising depending on the government policies that could mean disaster is imminent and some going up which the means that the shares will appreciate since the economies are strong.
Being able to make a decision not based on people’s opinions has enabled Igor to be unique in what he does.